An elderly woman has been knocked off her mobility scooter by a car as she crossed a pedestrian crossing in Te Awamutu.

Te Awamutu police said the driver of the vehicle did not see the 84-year-old on the crossing and crashed into her.

"Little bit of a close call on Alexandra Street, outside the RSA this morning," the police wrote on their Facebook page.

"Fortunately no major injuries."

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Members of the public and staff from the nearby Te Awamutu & District Memorial RSA came to the woman's aid. Photo / Supplied
Members of the public and staff from the nearby Te Awamutu & District Memorial RSA came to the woman's aid. Photo / Supplied

Police said members of the public and staff from the nearby Te Awamutu & District Memorial RSA came to the woman's aid.

A police spokesman said the driver was travelling at an estimated 30km/h and clipped the front of the woman's scooter.

The Te Awamutu woman was treated for minor injuries at a nearby medical centre.

Police said it was a timely reminder for motorists to use "common sense" when approaching pedestrian crossings.

"By slowing a little instead of keeping to your normal road speed it will hopefully prevent such a thing happening. Look ahead and double check."